There are elements of risk that common sense and personal awareness can help reduce. Regardless of how you decide to use the slopes, always show courtesy to others. Please adhere to the code listed below and share with others the responsibility for a safe outdoor experience.
KNOW THE CODE – BE SAFETY CONSCIOUS IT’S YOUR RESPONSIBILITY
Alpine Responsibility Code
- Always stay in control. You must be able to stop or avoid other people or objects.
- People ahead of you have the right-of-way. It is your responsibility to avoid them.
- Do not stop where you obstruct a trail or are not visible from above.
- Before starting downhill or merging onto a trail, look uphill and yield to others.
- If you are involved in or witness a collision or accident, you must remain at the scene and identify yourself to the ski patrol.
- Always use proper devices to help prevent runaway equipment.
- Observe and obey all posted signs and warnings.
- Keep off closed trails and closed areas.
- You must not use lifts or terrain if your ability is impaired through use of alcohol or drugs.
- You must have sufficient physical dexterity, ability, and knowledge to safely load, ride and unload lifts. If in doubt, ask the lift attendant.
Cross Country Responsibility Code
- Always check posted trail conditions
- Ski in indicated direction and obey all posted signs and warnings. Keep off closed trails
- Always ski to right when meeting on-coming skiers and when skiing on double track.
- Yield the track to faster skiers and skiers calling ‘track’.
- Ski in control. On two-way trails descending skiers have right-of-way.
- Do not stop where you obstruct a trail or are not visible to others. Move off the track quickly if you fall or during rest stops.
- Do not litter. Take out what you pack in. Respect all property.
- Report and incidents or concerns to staff.